On April 16th, the San Francisco Interfaith Council, in collaboration with the SF Departments of Public Health and Emergency Management's (DEM) Community Branch, hosted a COVID-19 response briefing for faith leaders. The briefing featured Homeless Children's Network Executive Director Dr. April Y. Silas and HCN Mental Health Program Director Dr. Hazel Benigno, who addressed the COVID-19 behavioral, mental and spiritual impact on San Francisco communities as well as response relief programs being offered.
Also participating were Zoom Briefing Moderator/SFIC Executive Director Michael Pappas, SFIC Board Chair Kaushik Roy, Rev. Tova Green of the San Francisco Zen Center and Dr. Ellen Hammerle, Ph.D. Vice President of Client Services for Catholic Charities.
Link to webinar no longer available.
Please see below for the provided resources:
24/7 SF Crisis Line: 415-970-4000 (adults) or 415-970-3800 (kids)
24/7 Warm-Line: 855-845-7415
La Casa de Las Madres 24/7 support line: 877-503-1850 (adults), 877-923-0700 (teens), or 415-200-3575 (text line)
SF DPH's Trauma-Informed Systems Team's Mindful Moments Recordings on YouTube and Zoom